ITV is returning to the world of satire with a new show combining traditional puppetry and state of the art animation.
Featuring the voices of impressionists including Jon Culshaw and Debra Stephenson, Newzoids will poke fun at famous faces from the worlds of showbiz, sports and politics.
Producers are promising a mix of “of high-energy puppetering, snappy writing and pinpoint accurate impressions.”
Among the famous faces set to appear are Ant and Dec, Wayne Rooney, Beyonce, Harry Styles, Prince Harry, David Cameron, Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg, Barack Obama, Russell Brand and Simon Cowell.
Elaine Bedell, Director of Entertainment and Comedy for ITV, said: “ITV has a rich history of playing popular satirical comedy in peaktime on its main channel, and it seemed a good time to revive it this year.
“We are pleased to be adding to our growing comedy portfolio with this funny and biting look at the world of politics and celebrity.”